AnAge entry for Dasyprocta azarae

Classification (HAGRID: 02576)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Dasyproctidae
                    Genus: Dasyprocta
Species
Dasyprocta azarae
Common name
Azara's agouti
Synonyms
Dasyprocta azarae catrinae

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
11.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,650 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
72%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.5ºC or 99.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
10.5210 W
Body mass
3849.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002733 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584725
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